Azbot-1C: An Educational Robot Prototype for Learning Mathematical Concepts Chapter Conference Paper uri icon


  • Nowadays, educational robotics is part of the learning activities in many K-12 schools. With the increasing interest in Computer Thinking education and acknowledging the importance of using tangible devices, many different educational robots for primary education have become available. With them, new research activities bring about new results concerning the use of robots in classes and how they can improve learning in STEAM areas. In this paper, a prototype of a new robot for primary school is presented. It has similar features to many other robots used in early school years (e.g. easy robot’s interface and one or two sensors, motor actuators), but with the advantage of having a low cost, being a do-it-yourself (DIY) kit and including a participation strategy, clarifying some of the learning targets, addressing the concept of alignment in learning activities.
  • This work has been supported by FCT - Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia within the Project Scope: UIDB/05757/2020 and by DRCT - Direção de Ciência e Tecnologia - Governo Regional dos A¸cores, M3.4.B/PRO.ROBÓTICA/009/2019 - PRIA (NIDes).

publication date

  • 2021